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Michigan Coalition for Responsible Gun Owners

Celebrating TWENTY years of
“Promoting safe use and ownership of firearms through education, litigation, and legislation”
1996 – 2016

Places to Avoid While Armed

Certain businesses in Michigan have either posted no-guns ‘signs’ or have indicated in their ‘business policy’ that persons lawfully licensed to carry concealed firearms for self defense are not welcome on their property or within their place of business.

This policy of denying Michigan’s most upstanding and law abiding men and women the right to resist criminal attack while shopping or doing business does not create a safe environment, as only law-abiding citizens will obey their signs. “No-Guns” signs simply mean that criminals have a lot less to worry about and may even be emboldened to commit armed criminal acts in these so-called “gun free environments”.

Although most businesses in Michigan have chosen not to post discriminatory signs against concealed pistol license holders, some have. Even though these businesses have the right to post no firearms allowed signs, it does NOT mean that they are “gun free environments” as criminals intent on robbery, or worse, will continue to be armed.View List

Executive Director’s Message

Fall 2017: Thanks to all of you who turned out for MCRGO’s first Fall Firearms Festival the final Saturday in September. This event replaces our annual regional picnics in the Lower Peninsula and was designed to be more interactive with seminars, shooting competitions, a vendor mart, food, and camping. Read More

Michigan & National News

State Board Of Education In Deadlock Over Gun Bills
2017/11/14 – WKAR
The State’s Board of Education can’t decide what to do about recent gun legislation.

Gov. Snyder vetoed concealed guns in schools once, and his position hasn’t changed
2017/11/09 – MLive
Gov. Rick Snyder vetoed a bill that would have allowed concealed guns in schools in 2012, and a rekindled discussion on it hasn’t changed his position.

Michigan Senate passes flurry of gun bills
2017/11/08 – MLive
The bills to allow concealed guns in schools may have stolen the spotlight on Wednesday, but the Senate also passed bills allowing younger people to concealed carry and establishing law for foster parents with guns.

Bill reforming MI gun-free zones passes committee
2017/11/07 – WOOD TV
Pro-gun group Michigan Coalition for Responsible Gun Owners was fully supportive, saying it would bring a sense of safety to schools and other currently prohibited areas.

GOP vows to ease gun access in Mich.
2017/10/30 – Detroit News
The nation’s deadliest mass shooting has temporarily delayed Michigan Republican lawmakers’ plans to scrap concealed pistol training requirements and expand gun access, but top GOP leaders say the fight isn’t over.